Five Identical (image) U.S. Army Research Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption Five identical "smarticles" -- smart active particles -- interact with one another in an enclosure. By nudging each other, the group -- dubbed a "supersmarticle" -- can move in random ways. The research could lead to robotic systems capable of changing their shapes, modalities and functions. Credit Rob Felt, Georgia Tech) Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.